kens- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root kens-: censor, census, recension.

kens-

To proclaim, speak solemnly.

Oldest form *k̑ens-, becoming *kens- in centum languages. Suffixed form *kens-ē-. censor, census; recension from Latin cēnsēre, to judge, assess, estimate, tax.

[Pokorny k̑ens- 566.]



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